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Halloween and Judaism: a contradiction or a coalition?

October 30, 2011 by


Halloween—the night of disguised merriment and childhood dreams. The night where it doesn’t matter if you were an all-star on your high school baseball team, genius enough to discover the theory of relativity, or had the body of an angel—you could don a mask or a leotard or some face paint and you’d leave your […]

Jewish Ideals Stand Strong Amidst Occupy Wall Street Anti-Semitism

October 20, 2011 by


What began on September 17th, 2011 at Zuccotti Park in New York City as a protest against purportedly greedy Wall Street executives has become a global mutiny of epic proportions. As of October 20th, demonstrators in nearly one thousand cities throughout the world fill the streets, demanding equality and retribution for their financial woes. The […]

Modern media sinks claws into healthy Israel-US relationship

October 10, 2011 by


In this age of mounting international tension along cultural, religious, political, and ideological lines, it is more important than ever to pursue objectivity and to avoid subliminal implications in our journalistic endeavors. Unfortunately, many news sources are increasingly providing fanciful opinion pieces instead of straightforward reporting of reality. On September 23rd, The New York Times […]

Re: Speakers, Speeches Deserve Respect

October 2, 2011 by


After reading Rohan Viswanathan’s Opinion piece in the Daily Bruin on September 26, I was taken aback by his departure from the sentiments that I thought, based on claims of Islamophobia lobbed by Al-Jazeera and other publications I had been reading at the time, had constituted the general consensus on the ‘Irvine 11’ issue. Viswanathan […]